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In a new study, published in the journal Science and virtually presented at this year’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, concludes that Mars’s water experienced both an atmospheric exodus and a geologic entrapment. Depending on how much water you start with, the new model estimates that anywhere between 30 and 99 percent of it was incorporated into minerals in the planet’s crust, while the remaining fraction escaped into space....

August 12, 2021 - A number of fossils have emerged from China’s northwest region in recent years, including Xinjiang and the Turpan-Hami Basin. The fossils include a number of pterosaurs (flying reptiles), preserved eggs and embryos – as well as fossil fragments of spinal vertebrae and rib cages, which scientists initially identified as belonging to three mystery dinosaurs....

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Approximately 65% of Americans concur that extraterrestrials exist, and about 51% say that UFO sightings reported by members of the U.S. military represent visits from intelligent aliens, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C.

Links to news stories of the Strange and Unbelievable 

July 16, 2021 - A large, all-black figure, walking upright, emerged from the tree line, walking diagonally in a northeast direction, across the bean field, and then disappearing into another wooded area....

August 13, 2021 - According to a report posted Aug. 11 to the Canadian government's aviation incident database, both flights witnessed a "bright green flying object" that "flew into a cloud, then disappeared." The object did not impact the operations of either flight, the report noted.

July 30 2021 - “Oh my God, what is that?” the recorded dispatch call captured him saying in a startled voice once he had zeroed in.

July 21, 2021 - A recently released report by the Office of National Intelligence places one of the multi-state region’s most significant unidentified flying object sightings over Zanesville.